Indiana Hazardous Waste Determination: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Definition of solid waste: Indiana Code (IC) 13-11-2-205

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Definition of hazardous waste: IC 13-11-2-99

Identification and classification of hazardous waste: 329 Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 3.1-6-1 to 3.1-6-9

Solid waste exclusions:

Recycled scrap metal exclusion: 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(10), 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(11), 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(13), and 329 IAC 3.1-6-4

Use or reuse of secondary materials exclusion: 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(14) and 329 IAC 3.1-6-5

Solvent-contaminated wipes: 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(20)

Hazardous waste exclusions:

Electronic waste: 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(12), 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(17), 329 IAC 3.1-6-4(a)(4), and 329 IAC 16-1-1 to 16-11-1

Solvent-contaminated wipes: 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(20)

Listed hazardous waste: 329 IAC 3.1-6-3 and 329 IAC 3.1-6-2(16)

Regulatory Agency

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality Compliance and Response Branch Hazardous Waste Management Program

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Comparison: State vs. Federal

• Rules. Indiana adopts by reference the federal regulations for identifying and classifying hazardous waste and has added its own state provisions concerning the exclusion of scrap metal from the definition of solid waste and the use or reuse of secondary materials to make products. The state excludes certain materials deemed electronic wastes from classification as hazardous waste, provided such materials are managed in accordance with regulations set forth at 329 IAC 16 and has its own labeling requirement for containers holding solvent-contaminated wipes pursuant to the solid waste and hazardous waste exclusions.

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